Shared Ownership in County Durham
The enormous benefit of Shared Ownership, which is also known as part-buy, part-rent is that it's a hugely affordable way to enter the property market with a relatively low deposit. You will be eligible to buy a Shared Ownership home if your household income is £80,000 or less.
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County Durham is made up of many towns and villages in the North East of England, located across the coast, Vale and Dales of Durham.The county has a mixture of mining and farming heritage, as well as a heavy railway industry, particularly in the southeast of the county in Darlington, Shildon and Stockton.
Durham is a historic city, rich in heritage, situated on the River Wear and is known as the county town of County Durham. It is home to a majestic Cathedral, situated at the heart of Durham University, which together with Durham Castle,make up the world renound UNESCO heritage site. As well as the varied city attractions, County Durham is made up of many market towns and villages which provide many opportunities to relax and explore the great outdoors, locally known as the Durham Dales, offering some of the country's finest scenery.
Durham railway station is situated on the East Coast Mainline between Edinburgh and London, easily accessibile, from London in three hours, and under two hours from Edinburgh. The A1(M) provides good road links and there are two airports, Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley, providing international travel opportunites.